- Handfastings Magazine believes that everyone has the right to marry whomever they choose, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
- Handfastings Magazine strives to offer access to and inspirations for Nature-based wedding rituals to brides and grooms who do not have a specific religious affiliation, who are interfaith or who are Pagan in their spirituality.
- Handfastings Magazine strives to offer the very best in handfastings and off-the-beaten-path wedding ceremonies.
- Handfastings Magazine hopes to open interfaith dialogue through encouraging tolerance and love.
- Handfastings Magazine believes weddings were never meant to be cookie-cutter: brides and grooms have the free will to be as creative as they want.